Biography of Late Rev. Gergan Tharchin

Biography of Late Rev. Gergan Tharchin

 

 

Name:
Fader, H. Louis (Transcriber)
Title:
Biography of Late Rev. Gergan Tharchin
Abstract:
Typeset (unpublished?) biography of Gegen Dorje Tharchin, a Christian convert and founding editor of the Tibet Mirror newspaper (Kalimpong, India), emphasizing his religious activity. The first half of the biography covers his relations with Sadhu Sunder [sic] Singh, opening of a school in Gyantse, Tibet, and founding of the Tibet Mirror printing press in the 1920s, and refers to the Thirteenth Dalai Lama and to Rev. Dr. John Anderson Graham. The second half continues to follow his religious and publishing activity, and details his audiences with the Fourteenth Dalai Lama, etc.
Collection Name:
The Tharchin Collection
Subjects:
Clergy--India; Christianity--20th century.--India; Christianity--20th century.--Tibet Region; Schools--20th century.--China; Newspaper publishing--20th century.--Tibet Region; Christianity; Clergy; Newspaper publishing; Schools; Tibet Autonomous Region (China)--History--20th century; Tharchin, G., 1890-1976; Singh, Sundar, 1889-1929; Graham, John A. 1861-1942. (John Anderson)
Format:
books
Genre:
Biography.; History.
Place of Origin:
Kālimpong?,
Date:
not before 1975
Physical Description:
2 volumes ; 21-28 cm
Note:
Title from handwritten cover, on traditional paper and applied to [volume 1] only.Author unknown.Pages 1-2 of [volume 1] are reproductions.Volume 1] is typeset but unpublished with 176 numbered pages, handbound with cotton string,Volume 2] is a typed transcription on by Herbert Louis Fader.
Language:
English
Contents:
[volume 1]. Chapters 1-16 -- [volume 2]. Chapters 17-27
Catalog Record:
13073109
Digital Project:
Tibetan Studies Special Collections at Columbia University
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-fw02-m447